Please note: A number of other websites refer to using bentonite clay. Please DO NOT substitute their guidelines or product for ours. Our clay is stronger in its action than a lot of other clays, different in its texture and the way it behaves. Our guidelines are designed to work with our clay.
The following information is not intended to diagnose any condition or to replace the advice of your doctor.
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Purely Earth Clay makes marvelous toothpaste. In our experience, it is one of the only tooth pastes that leave you with no fuzz on the teeth even after a whole night asleep.
- To make the toothpaste, make some clay into stiff putty just as you would to make a pack.
- Add pure peppermint essential oil and/or clove oil to taste by adding the oil to the water before adding the clay powder. Make sure the oil is top quality medicinal grade oil.
- Add a small amount of Xylitol or Stevia to sweeten if you like. Xylitol has the added advantage of also reducing the bacteria in the mouth.
- Store the toothpaste in a little container in your bathroom cupboard. Have a separate container for each family member.
- To use, dip your dry toothbrush into the container and scoop out a bit of the paste. Brush your teeth as normal.
- Make the clay into a paste as you would for a pack.
- Dry the gums with a paper towel or tissue and then pack the clay up under the lips and pat it firmly into the gums and teeth back and front. It is best to do this at home so you can leave it on for a good hour. Some of the clay may move around the mouth – just spit it out. The clay that has been patted into the gum line will continue to work.
- Remove by gently wiping out any larger bits of clay and then gently cleaning the teeth and gums with a soft brush.
- Pack daily until the gum problem is resolved. From there use as needed, and as a toothpaste.
Gum disease is most common in people with poor digestion, poor mineral levels and low Vitamin C levels. All of these things may serve to make the gum tissue weak and susceptible to infection. For further assistance see our page on Gum Disease.
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